Neil Richard MacKinnon Gaiman (//; born Neil Richard Gaiman; 10 November 1960) is an English author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels, audio theatre and movies. His known works include the comic book series The Sandman and novels Stardust, American Gods, Coraline, and The Graveyard Book.
|Born||Neil Richard Gaiman|
10 November 1960
Portchester, Hampshire, England
|Occupation||Novelist, graphic novelist and screenwriter|
|Genre||Fantasy, horror, science fiction, dark fantasy|
|Notable works||The Sandman, Neverwhere, American Gods, Stardust, Coraline, The Graveyard Book, Good Omens, The Ocean at the End of the Lane|
He has won many awards, including the Hugo, Nebula, and Bram Stoker awards, as well as the Newbery and Carnegie medals. He is the first author to win both the Newbery and the Carnegie medals for the same work, The Graveyard Book (2008).
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